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Mechanic's Hands: Clinical and Histopathologic Findings

Jun 3, 2023 | Magazine: Actas Dermosifiliográficas

I Oteiza Rius  1 , J Antoñanzas Pérez  2 , A Morelló Vicente  2 , A España  2

Dear Director,

Mechanic's hands (MdM) are a clinical sign associated with multiple rheumatological diseases, with antisynthetase syndrome being the most frequently described.

This finding is commonly defined as the presence of non-pruritic hyperkeratosis, scaling, and fissuring on the ulnar side of the thumb and the radial side of the rest of the fingers of the hands. However, histological examination is essential for diagnostic confirmation...

CITATION  Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2023 Jun 3:S0001-7310(23)00419-2. doi: 10.1016/